This Grade II-listed building on the edge of the Jewellery District tells the story of Birmingham's last coffin-furniture factory and the Newman Brothers firm.

The shelves and workbenches at the Newman Brothers factory are full of original stock and tools of the trade. With the original machinery working again, visitors can truly experience how this old Jewellery Quarter firm once operated on a day-to-day basis, producing some of the world’s finest coffin furniture, including the fittings for the funerals of Joseph Chamberlain, Winston Churchill and the Queen Mother.

The museum runs a public programme of events and activities, and The Gallery provides artists with flexible space for temporary exhibitions and installations inspired by the Newman Brothers factory.


The Coffin Works

13-15 Fleet Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 1JP

01212 334790

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Opening times

Open on Thursdays for guided tours only at 11am and 1pm (Book online)

Friday to Sunday 11am-4pm (last entry 3pm)

To visit the museum, we have a guided tour at 11am and then self-guided entry every half an hour from 12pm-4pm (last entry 3pm).

Thursdays are now open for guided tours at 11, 12, 1, 2pm.

Maximum 12 people per time slot.

You will receive a booklet guide and access to a mobile tour to help you round the building, as well as our fantastic volunteer Room Enablers in each room to answer any questions and help you engage with the building's unique history. You'll also see the historic machinery in action.

National Art Pass holders receive a 50% discount on self-guided entry (excluding guided tours). We look forward to welcoming you soon.

With a National Art Pass you get

50% off entry
£8.50
£4.25
Standard entry price

Price displayed is based on a standard venue entry price. Prices may vary according to ticket type and entry day/time.

Price correct at time of publication.

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